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Historical Events In August - 14

Friday, 03 July 2020

0410  On August - 14 alaric sacks Rome  

0554  On this day in history ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy  

0582  On August - 14 tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

1183  Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei) on this day in history.  

1248  On this day in history construction of Cologne Cathedral begun  

1281  Kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan on August - 14.  

1385  On this day in history portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence  

1385  Battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile on this day in history.  

1395  Utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden on August - 14.  

1433  On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1457  On this day in history oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg)  

1498  Columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela on this day in history.  

1551  On August - 14 turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli  

1552  On this day in history fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

1559  On this day in history spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla  

1585  On this day in history queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1597  On August - 14 cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java  

1598  On August - 14 irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English  

1624  Dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru on August - 14.  

1626  On August - 14 daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher  

1636  On August - 14 spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens  

1642  On this day in history able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia  

1642  Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723) on this day in history.  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1675  Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer on this day in history.  

1678  On August - 14 battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on August - 14.  

1688  Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) on August - 14.  

1714  Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on August - 14.  

1727  On this day in history henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752)  

1727  William Croft, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1737  On August - 14 charles Hutton, mathematician  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  On August - 14 birth of emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)  

1473  Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541) was born on this day in history.  

1479  On this day in history birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on August - 14.  

1575  On August - 14 birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  

1586  On this day in history birth of william Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)  

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on August - 14.  

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on August - 14.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  Death of Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on this day in history.  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 14.  

1204  On August - 14 death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)  

1390  On August - 14 death of john FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on August - 14.  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  On this day in history abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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